32 Thoughtful Gifts for Every Kind of Mom

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32 Thoughtful Gifts for Every Kind of Mom

Mother's Day is just around the corner. And we're here to help you on your search for the perfect gift for the perfect mom. Whether you're looking for a new mother, your kids' mom, or even a grandma, check out our wide selection of quality gifts. From a weighted blanket, to the fluffiest slippers and softest sheets, you'll find relaxation and luxury on this list. And if she's not a luxury kind of gal, we've got practical gifts as well! Luggage cubes, a pizza oven, and a photo organizer made our cut. And of course, we've got plenty of sparkle. Birthstone earrings, a sentimental locket, or an opal ring made perfect gifts. Read on and get ready to check "Mother's Day gift" off your to-do list.

01

Pretty packing cubes

Pretty packing cubes

These packing cubes are fun and functional, and she probably doesn't have them yet! The 5 cubes range in size from an envelope pouch to large, and feature colorful designs from Oh Joy! You can see your items easily through the mesh fronts, and all the cubes include a zippered pocket.

02

Cool carry-on luggage

Cool carry-on luggage

Gift her a luxe, quality carry-on suitcase — perfect for a frequent flyer. We love that this quality case comes in fun pastels like lavender (as well as rose gold and black). And it features a multi-tool inspired by the Swiss Army Knife that includes a pen, ID tag, SIM card replacement tool, and USB port. At 7.9 x 15.7 x 21.7 in it'll fit on any flight.

03

Futuristic compact mirror

Futuristic compact mirror

This genius compact mirror from simplehuman automatically lights up when you pull it out. (And a charge lasts for a week of daily use.) A flattering ring light that mimics natural sunlight and 3x magnification make makeup application a breeze. There's also a fold-out ring handle. Genius! For the traveler who has it all. It comes in rose gold, brushed steel, white, and black.

04

Dreamy sheets

Dreamy sheets

Any tired mama would love to snuggle into these luxe linen sheets. Treat her to a nice set and you'll have Mother's Day in the bag. Snowe makes their linen feel buttery-soft by blasting it with hot air. Available in white, gray, and slate blue. And don't forget to let mom sleep in on her special day!

05

Perfect pajamas

Perfect pajamas

Comfy pajamas are always a welcome gift. And this soft jersey set from Eberjey is perfect for spring temperatures. Plus they're called Mother's Blossom! Can't go wrong. They're available in short and long styles.

06

Candy gram

Candy gram

Let her choose her favorite sweets with a Sugarwish, a virtual gift card to an online candy shop. Mom can choose which candy she likes best from over 80 varieties, then her selection is shipped straight to her door in a fun gift box. Sweet!

07

Custom map

Custom map

Tap into her nostalgia and get a personalized map for your favorite mama. It could be the city where her kids were born, her hometown, the place where she got married… the options are endless. Add a date, names, or any text you like. 

08

Versatile baking dish

Versatile baking dish

For the mom who always whips up the perfect meal, may we present this versatile gift. The Clever Cooking collection's baking dish goes from the stove to the table to the refrigerator, and it always looks good! The lid can be used as a baking sheet, and it's all dishwasher safe.

09

Portable pizza oven

Portable pizza oven

Wow mom this year with her very own pizza oven. What's fun about the Uuni 3 unit is that it's totally portable. Make pizza in the yard, on a camping trip, wherever. The oven uses wood pellets to heat to 932ºF degrees, so your perfect pie is done in just 60 seconds. Buon appetito!

10

Keepsake locket

Keepsake locket

Create a keepsake necklace for grandma; choose from different styles, metals, gems, and more and With You Lockets will print and place a photo inside the piece.

11

Priceless history

Priceless history

A keepsake journal from lifestyle blogger Susan "Honey" Good, Stories for My Grandchild is a place for grandma to compile family history. The book includes prompts to fill out, providing grandchildren with fascinating info about their grandparent.

12

Birthstone earrings

Birthstone earrings

Commemorate her first Mother's Day with a set of birthstone earrings. Choose the gemstone the corresponds with baby's birth month for a personalized gift. The earrings are made from 14k gold and feature 3mm ethically-sourced gemstones.

13

Special baby book

Special baby book

Lucy Darling makes the sweetest memory books — a perfect gift for a new mom. Writing prompts about baby's first year are decorated with cute illustrations. Themes include forest animals, beach babe, rainbow, space, and more.

14

Personalized wine bottle

Personalized wine bottle

Gift mom her favorite wine, in a special bottle with a message just for her. What a fun gift! Customize a bottle of your choice with an engraved message ($20), photo, or label (free). 

15

Rose bouquet subscription

Rose bouquet subscription

For the hostess who has everything, consider a rose subscription service from Martha Stewart herself. Bouquets from Martha Stewart and BloomsyBox Roses start at $49.99, and you can order a one-time gift, or month-to-month, 3-months, 6-months or 12-months options. Bouquets come hand-tied and wrapped for gifting.

16

Juice and smoothie bottle

Juice and smoothie bottle

If she loves smoothies, juices, and shakes, she might just love this innovative bottle. Pump the lid and a vacuum pump mechanism seals her shake and keeps it fresh. This BPA free, reusable, nontoxic glass bottle is also great for storing fruit, oatmeal, veggies, wine, and more. Available in blue, mint, gray, and pink. Holds 16 oz.

17

Wellness gift box

Wellness gift box

Mamas who value their workout time will love this gift box of goodies. Included are wellness bands, a fitness towel, Apple Cider Vinegar capsules, a glass water bottle, and ginger gum. All tied up in a pretty package.

18

Botanical sheet masks

Botanical sheet masks

Sheet masks have taken the beauty world by storm — gift her some on-trend self-care from k-beauty brand Rael. Order tea tree, hydration, collagen, and vitamin C variations separately for $15, or in a bundle of 4 for $45.

19

Honest vitamin C serum

Honest vitamin C serum

Who doesn't love a good vitamin C serum? This new formula from Honest Beauty is a day-brightening formula designed to improve skin. A gift that's sure to be appreciated.

20

Breezy Candle

Breezy Candle

This hand-poured 10 oz. candle from Tocca smells like the sea. A refreshing gift for mom! The cucumber and sea grass fragrance will burn for 60 hours.

21

Plush slippers

Plush slippers

You know who loves these slippers? Oprah. Vionic's plush footwear has landed on Oprah's favorite things list. So you know mom will love them! They're seriously comfy and come in fun color combos, like pink leopard.

22

Fantastic foot massager

Fantastic foot massager

Give her the gift of pampering anytime with this quality foot massager. The InstaShiatsu uses motion and heat to perform a deep tissue massage. If you're nice, maybe mom will let you use it.

23

A delicate ring

A delicate ring

If you're shopping for a mama who likes delicate jewelry, consider a pretty sparkler from Gjenmi Jewelry. The Sibling opal ring features a white diamond and an Australian opal in 14k gold.

24

Pearl hoops

Pearl hoops

These little pearl-adorned gold hoops with be in daily rotation. The 14k gold earrings from Carrie Hoffman are a perfect Mother's Day gift.

25

Initial earrings

Initial earrings

She'll love wearing an earring (or earrings) with her baby's initial(s)! These 14-karat gold earrings from Stone and Strand can be mixed and matched, making for a sentimental and hip gift. 

26

Fun flip flops

Fun flip flops

Joanna Gaines often wears these quality flip flops from Hari Mari. Super comfortable, Hari Mari makes sandals from sustainable materials, and donates to help kids battle cancer. All good things. Choose from gray, brown, or tan leather flip flops. The Lakes style features memory foam and a rubber outsole.

27

Citronella candles

Citronella candles

If she spends a lot of time out in the yard, gift the mom you're celebrating with this set of bug-repelling candles. She'll get 3 50-hour candles scented with jasmine, sea salt, and citronella oils. Hand-poured in the USA.

28

Cashmere classic

Cashmere classic

What mom wouldn't welcome a soft cashmere sweater into her closet? Try Everlane's wardrobe favorite; the relaxed fit top comes in 19 colors!

29

Summery tote

Summery tote

Does mom have a thing for fun bags? Maybe she's prepping for warm days at the beach? This fun seagrass tote makes a great, summery gift.

30

Photo collector

Photo collector

The ibi Photo Collector is relief for anyone who needs a little help organizing their digital photos. This smart device automatically grabs photos from social media, your phone, USB drives, and computer, and stores them using 2TB of memory. You can find your photos quickly, and even share securely with friends and family.

31

Sleek toothbrush

Sleek toothbrush

This cool new electric toothbrush company will mail replacement heads and other accoutrements as needed. Plus, Quip looks great. Choose from plastic or metal models. Yup, there's even a rose gold model.

32

Cool organizer

Cool organizer

If organizing is her idea of fun, gift mom a Boxy Girl set. Create custom acrylic organizers perfect for jewelry, makeup, or other small items. Chose from drawers, vanity collections and more and then get organized!

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